When past and present collide .... by chasingsooz

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The historic tram sheds are a living, breathing, ever changing urban canvas. I don’t know how long they can survive the harsh treatment by the rain that pours in through a broken glass ceiling and the night marauders who creep in to make their mark.

This shot was taken in July 2010, Glebe NSW

When past and present collide © chasingsooz 2010

For “Tram” an exhibition, Cherrybrook, November 2010

Update 2012: This area is no longer accessible. The site has been taken over by developers and the area is being cleaned up and what’s left of the trams salvaged.

Writer .. Artist … Pelican Whisperer*! Sooz is a crazy creative who sees life as one big adventure. Her latest passion is photography and Sooz is proud to share some of those exploratory works with you.

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  • Rosalie Dale
    Rosalie Daleover 4 years ago

    Great take on this iconic spot Sooz – I must make it out there (if I say it often enough I may just get there!) … graffiti has a strange appeal.

  • It does have a strange appeal. Sometimes I love it and think it enhances the environment and other times it makes me feel sad. The last time I went I was heart broken, so much more broken glass and physical violence against the trams.

    – chasingsooz

  • Randy Monteith
    Randy Monteithover 4 years ago

    Love this great photo!!!

  • Thanks Randy :-)

    – chasingsooz

  • © Andrzej Goszcz,M.D. Ph.D
    © Andrzej Gosz...over 4 years ago

    Open feelings and very good coversation about… thank You so much
    Andrew with worm with sympathy and empathy CHEERS :)))

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunover 4 years ago

    Its quite sad but makes a great picture

  • A. L.
    A. L.about 4 years ago

    what a beautiful neat shot!!

  • Philip Johnson
    Philip Johnsonabout 4 years ago

    I was told that when those Trams were originally placed in there they were in mint condition, but good capture sooz

  • I have heard that too Philip and am saddened by the loss of such historical treasures. Every time I go there I see more broken glass violent damage to the structure of the trams. I don’t know how much longer they can survive.

    – chasingsooz

  • Ginger  Barritt
    Ginger Barrittabout 4 years ago

    This is such a wonderful shot, Sooz… You’ve caught the beauty of it…..

  • Thank you again :-)

    – chasingsooz

  • TextureoftheSin
    TextureoftheSinalmost 4 years ago

    what a remarkable location!

  • Chris Lord
    Chris Lordover 3 years ago

    Very cool!

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